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Homeland Security: Principles and Practice of Terrorism Response

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    ISBN: 9780763757854
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Paul M. Maniscalco, MPA, MS, EMT-P Dr. Hank T. Christen Jr., EdD, MPA

Homeland Security: Principles and Practice of Terrorism Response is the definitive resource on all aspects of homeland security, including incident management, threat assessment, planning for and response to terrorism and other forms of violence, the federal response plan, and weapons of mass effect. Ideal as a textbook for college-level homeland security courses or as a training text for first responders and government officials, Homeland Security: Principles and Practices of Terrorism Response explains key concepts of national security and applies them to real-world operations.

Features & Benefits
  • The features in this text will help students gain a full understanding of homeland security principles and practice. They include:
  • Critical Factor boxes to reinforce the core concepts of the text
  • Chapter Questions that summarize the knowledge contained within the chapter
  • Chapter Projects that call on students to apply information from the chapter to address complex problems as well as interact with their own local community and state governments
Table of Contents
Chapter  1  Terrorism History and Challenges
Chapter  2  The National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Chapter  3  National Response Framework
Chapter  4  Critical Infrastructure
Chapter  5  Planning for Terrorism
Chapter  6  Terrorism Response Procedures
Chapter  7  Operations Security and Information Security
Chapter  8  Weapons of Mass Effect: Chemical Terrorism and Warfare Agents
Chapter  9  Weapons of Mass Effect: Biological Terrorism
Chapter  10  Weapons of Mass Effect: Radiation
Chapter  11  Weapons of Mass Effect: Explosives
Chapter  12  Mass Casualty Decontamination
Chapter  13  Personal Protective Equipment
Chapter  14  Crime Scene Operations

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